News for Friday, March 22, 2013

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PREP ROUNDUP: Ola baseball scores big region win

A look at high school baseball results from Friday night.

Turner announces CFO, COO finalists

Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner revealed the names of five people who are finalists for the county’s new chief financial officer and chief operating officer positions this week.

Jerry Roland Yerby

Jerry Roland Yerby, 74, of Jonesboro, passed away March 21, 2013.

Minnie McLeroy Long

Minnie McLeroy Long of Fayetteville, passed away on March 22, 2013.

Mr. Billy Ray Lamb

Mr. Billy Ray Lamb of Morrow passed away March 21, 2013.

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Senate signs off on Georgia Archives transfer

Only governor’s signature needed now

The Georgia Archives is just a flick of the pen away from being part of the University System of Georgia.

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Donations desired for deserving dogs (and cats too)

Humane Society now collecting items for yard sale

The animals at the Clayton County Humane Society shelter need help.

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BOC turns to lobbyist to fight HB 399

Hiring leaves many questions

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners has made the political equivalent of a Hail Mary pass in its fight to stop legislation which could collectively cost the county and its school system $12.6 million.

Mr. Jon S. Stewart

Mr. Jon S. Stewart, 65, of Rex passed away March 16, 2013.

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Study: Clayton is metro Atlanta’s unhealthiest county

Clayton County has too many fat people, too many fast food restaurants and not enough recreation facilities for its own good, according to a new study released Wednesday.

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